Once upon a time, failed presidential candidates slunk away, embarrassed by their inability to get American voters to buy the product they were selling. That’s no longer true for Democrats. We routinely hear from political has-beens promoting their bankrupt ideas. And that gets me to Elizabeth Warren,* who’s in the New York Times announcing that she has another plan, this one to help the economy. As always, her plan boils down to two words: Big Government.
Before getting to the substance, it’s noteworthy that Warren immediately brings race into things: “Early data shows people of color are infected and dying at disproportionately high rates.” Her plan has nothing to do with race. She just threw that line in there because…social justice warrior.
Warren begins by saying she’ll increase testing as if Trump hasn’t already done this. It’s noteworthy that he accomplished this primarily by getting rid of government regulations hindering test development.
Warren also wants to turn the government into a manufacturer:
[W]e must act now to have the government manufacture or contract for the manufacture of critical supplies when markets fail to do so — to produce tests, personal protective equipment, drugs in shortage and any future vaccines […]
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